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Derico Family History

Derico Name Meaning

from the personal name Rico, a pet form of Ricardo (see Richard) or Enrico (see Henry). variant of D’Errico.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Derick, Enrico, Demicco, Gerich, Perino, Merica, Deramo, De Riso

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Where is the Derico family from?

You can see how Derico families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Derico family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Derico families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Derico families living in Georgia. This was about 30% of all the recorded Derico's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Derico families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Derico surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Derico ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Derico. 52% of Derico men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Derico women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Derico were Painter and Typist.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    52%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Painter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    34%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Helper
    17%
  • Typist
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Derico. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derico census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 123 immigration records available for the last name Derico. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 144 military records available for the last name Derico. For the veterans among your Derico ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Derico lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Derico life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Derico in 1961 was 29, and 87 in 2004.

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